Special Marine Warning
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SPECIAL MARINE WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE CHARLESTON SC
511 PM EDT SUN JUN 25 2017

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN CHARLESTON HAS ISSUED A

* SPECIAL MARINE WARNING FOR...
  COASTAL WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA OUT 20 NM...
  INCLUDING GRAYS REEF NATIONAL MARINE SANCTUARY...
  WATERS FROM SAVANNAH GA TO ALTAMAHA SOUND GA EXTENDING FROM 20 NM
  TO 60 NM...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 509 PM EDT...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE
  EXTENDING FROM NEAR BUOY L TO NEAR DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...MOVING EAST
  AT 20 KNOTS.

  HAZARD...WIND GUSTS 35 KNOTS OR GREATER.

  SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED.

  IMPACT...SMALL CRAFT COULD BE DAMAGED IN BRIEFLY HIGHER WINDS AND
           SUDDENLY HIGHER WAVES.

* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
  TUG RIO CARONI...                 BUOY B L...
  SAYLER BARGE...                   BUOY K C...
  DOBOY SOUND BUOY D...             BUOY J...
  K T K BUOY...                     SAPELO CHANNELBUOY 3...
  TUG SENASQUA...                   D U A BUOY...
  LATEX BARGE...                    BUOY L...
  SAILBOAT JUPITER...               BUOY B H...
  MOTHERLODE BARGE...               C A T BUOY...
  110 DEGREE OLYMPIC BUOY...        TUG RIO APON...
  C C A BUOY...                     JOHN BIRD...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOVE TO SAFE HARBOR IMMEDIATELY AS GUSTY WINDS AND HIGH WAVES ARE
EXPECTED.

FREQUENT LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. IF CAUGHT ON THE
OPEN WATER STAY BELOW DECK IF POSSIBLE...KEEP AWAY FROM UNGROUNDED
METAL OBJECTS.

&&

LAT...LON 3144 8130 3143 8128 3155 8121 3194 8089
      3169 8019 3121 8074 3129 8135 3130 8135
      3129 8137 3130 8137 3129 8138 3130 8142
TIME...MOT...LOC 2109Z 290DEG 17KT 3181 8064 3134 8124

HAIL...0.00IN
WIND...>34KTS

$$

ECT


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